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Tactile, glossy, richly coloured wallpapers will give your interiors extra depth and a certain wow factor that's difficult to achieve any other way.

The dramatic and glamorous effects being created like layered metallics, embossed designs and shimmering patterns, are made possible by advances in printing technologies.

Ripple Bracken - Resene Wallpaper 2008-146-01
Resene Wallpaper 2008-146-01

Luxe wallpaper - Resene Wallpaper Z44523
Resene Wallpaper Z44523

Many of the wallpapers in this category come in moody, dark colourways or rich jewel tones. The designs draw from many inspirations – there are peacock motifs, leopard prints, stylised botanic and textural treatments. With just a few rolls of wallpaper you can give a room the five-star hotel treatment.

Verdi - Resene Wallpaper 1703-113-07
Wallpaper 1703-113-07

Dark luxe look - Resene Wallpaper 800807
Resene Wallpaper 800807

Top tip:  Remember to check your lighting if you are changing the depth of colour or the texture on your walls. Metallic wallpapers are reflective, so direct light may make them glary and lose their subtle good looks. Textured papers, by contrast, will absorb light.

Luxe wallpaper - Resene Wallpaper GLA1002
Resene Wallpaper GLA1002

Glaze - Resene Wallpaper 1703-111-02
Resene Wallpaper 1703-111-02


updated May 2021
Habitat plus - wallpaper


Please place your wallpaper orders allowing plenty of time as there may be delays and some items may be unavailable. Samples are available in selected designs. Ask our Resene ColorShop team for assistance. Please view your favourites in store.

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